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Interface Specifications

Parallel interface
USB interface
IEEE1394 Interface
Ethernet Interface

Your printer is equipped with an 8-bit parallel interface, a USB interface, an IEEE1394 interface and an Ethernet interface.

Parallel interface

The built-in parallel interface has the following characteristics:

Compatibility mode

Data format

8-bit parallel

Synchronization

STROBE pulse

Handshake timing

BUSY and ACKNLG signals

Signal level

TTL level (IEEE-1284 level 1 device)

Adaptable connector

57-30360 Amphenol connector or equivalent

Nibble mode

Transmission mode

8-bit parallel

Synchronization

STROBE pulse

Handshaking

BUSY and ACKNLG signals

Signal level

TTL level (IEEE-1284 level 1 device)

Data transmission timing

Refer to the IEEE-1284 specification

ECP mode

Transmission mode

IEEE-1284 ECP mode

Synchronization

Refer to the IEEE-1284 specification

Handshaking

Refer to the IEEE-1284 specification

Signal level

TTL level (IEEE-1284 level 1 device)

Data transmission timing

Refer to the IEEE-1284 specification


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USB interface

The printer's built-in USB interface is based on the standards specified in the Universal Serial Bus Specifications Revision 1.1 and the Universal Serial Bus Device Class Definition for Printing Devices Version 1.1. This interface has the following characteristics.

Standard

Based on Universal Serial Bus Specifications Revision 1.1, Universal Serial Bus Device Class Definition for Printing Devices Version 1.1

Bit rate

12 Mbps (full speed device)

Data encoding

NRZI

Adaptable connector

USB Series B

Recommended cable length

2 meters


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IEEE1394 Interface

The IEEE 1394 interface has the following characteristics.

Basic specifications

Data transfer method

Half-duplex Data/Strobe differential serial

Synchronization method

IEEE 1394-1995 compliant

Encoding/decoding

IEEE 1394-1995 compliant

Compatible connectors

IEEE 1394-1995 compatible 6 contact receptable

Connector pin signal layout

Pin number

Signal name

Function

1

VP

Cable power supply

2

VG

Cable ground

3

TPB*

Strobe during receipt, data during transmission (differential pair)

4

TPB

5

TPA*

Data during receipt, strobe during transmission (differential pair)

6

TPa

Power class

Power class code 100

No power supply from external sources

Fitted with a repeat function with bus power

Jumper

Jumper

Default position

JP1

2-3

JP2

2-3


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Ethernet Interface

The interface card supports both 10 Base-T and 100 Base-TX.

Connectors:

RJ-45 (ISO/IEC8802-3 12.6 MDI Specification)


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